The Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that in the near future a mobilization point of the military registration and enlistment office will be deployed at the Upper Lars checkpoint on the border with Georgia.
On the eve it became known that an armored personnel carrier with the Russian military arrived at the checkpoint. Numerous witnesses published photos with the military.
After Putin announced the mobilization at the checkpoint, a many-kilometer queue formed of cars and people who are trying to leave Russia:
Despite the fact that, according to the rules of the checkpoint, you can only pass by car, the day before, people were allowed to go through the border control on foot. The decision was made due to the peak load at the checkpoint in recent days.